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While lead paint is the primary source of exposure to lead in New York City, tap water can also be a source of lead—and many privately owned small residential buildings in the city have plumbing that contains a much higher level of lead than is allowed in new construction today.

Sub title
  • Safe at Home? Lead in Tap Water Remains Issue is Some City Dwellings
Report type
  • Reports - Other (Consultant/Staff)
Date published
  • 2018-09-25
Calendar year
  • 2018